senior researcher, writer, and editor with Bread for the World Institute
Todd Post is a senior researcher, writer, and editor with Bread for the World Institute. Since 2004, he has been the main writer and editor of the Institute’s annual Hunger Report. The 2018 Hunger Report, The Jobs Challenge: Working to End Hunger by 2030, addresses the challenges faced by low-wage workers and their families in the US. Earlier Hunger Reports have covered global development issues such as trade and climate change, gender equality, and health. The2016 Hunger Report on the relationship between hunger and health produced a study demonstrating that food insecurity in the US was costing the country an additional $160 billion in health care expenditures. Mr. Post has been a professional writer and editor his entire career. Before joining Bread for the World Institute, he was editor of ASK Magazine, a bi-monthly magazine on project management for NASA, collecting stories from current and retired NASA project managers. He also co-wrote a book on project management at NASA, Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects. Mr. Post has published dozens of articles on a range of subjects in newspapers, magazines, and academic journals, and has also taught in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Maryland. He spends his free time with his family and dogs at his home in Gaithersburg, Maryland.